The inaugural edition of the El Gouna Film Festival will take place in September 2017 in the marvelous Egyptian Red Sea resort town of El Gouna, from Friday the 22nd to Friday the 29th.
Conveniently located 25 kilometers north of Hurghada, with only a four-hour flight from Europe’s major capitals, El-Gouna is as much a town as a resort,……Read more
Is a creative and business hub established with the aim of nurturing and supporting the most promising talents of Egyptian and Arab cinema. The platform will incubate two initiatives; CineGouna Springboard and CineGouna Bridge.....Read more
“The Festival will have a positive impact on our society at large and will position us as leaders in the film-making industry.”- Naguib Sawiris, the GFF founder
Conveniently located 25 kilometers north of Hurghada, with only a four-hour flight from Europe’s major capitals, El-Gouna is as much a town as a resort, with all the infrastructure of the former and amenities of the latter, including an array of hotels, restaurants, clubs and cafes. El Gouna is built on 10 km of beach with 17 spectacular hotels; the town of over 15,000 residents spreads across islands and lagoons. In addition to the influx of visitors from around the world, over 20,000 Egyptian and international residents call El-Gouna their home and provide the festival with a core audience. Known for the beauty of its natural setting, its architecture and landscaping, and its commitments to operational efficiency and environmental sensitivity, El-Gouna is practiced in the arts of hospitality and event management.